Bain, Jimmy

Jimmy Bain & Cozy Powell

Jimmy Bain
‘Rainbow Rising’ 1976
‘Rainbow On Stage’ 1977 

James Stewart ‘Jimmy’ Bain
born 19 December 1947

Newtonmore, Scotland

Joined Harlot in 1974. Was spotted playing at The Marquee club in London by Blackmore and hired for the ‘Rainbow Rising’ album. Sacked from Rainbow in 1977 following the world tour. Formed Wild Horses in 1978 with ex Thin Lizzy guitarist Brian Robertson. Hired by Ronnie James Dio in 1983. Bain currently tours with Hollywood Allstarz, a supergroup featuring a variety of 80s metal musicians.